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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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9th Nov
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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The introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two or three justices to deal...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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9th Nov
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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9th Nov
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or...
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9th Nov
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An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because,...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note considers the law and practice applicable to food advertising to consumers, including:•Regulatory regime overview•General...
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6th May
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Rendering food injurious to healthEvery London borough council, district council or non-metropolitan county council is the 'food authority' for the...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 20th Apr
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AdvertisingIn relation to the sale of perishable goods to the end consumer, see Practice Notes:•Food advertising: this Practice Note considers the law...
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16th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Fox of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer 9th Apr
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Impact of Brexit on food labelling lawAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK ceased to be an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Bedloe, Barrister, of 9 Gough Chambers and Dominic Watkins of DWF LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note reviews the parts of the Sentencing Council’s offence-specific guidelines which are used by the magistrates’ courts and Crown...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller of Drystone Chambers 9th Apr
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This Practice Note reviews the parts of the Sentencing Council’s offence-specific guidelines which are used by the magistrates’ courts and Crown...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller of Drystone Chambers 9th Apr
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A local authority may use a variety of means to ensure businesses meet their responsibilities under the Food Safety Act 1990 (FSA 1990) and Codes of...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 30th Mar
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What are the Food Safety Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013?The Food Safety Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (FSH(E)R 2013), SI 2013/2996 revoked...
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26th Mar
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What are the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 The Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (FSH(E)R 2013), SI 2013/2996...
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26th Mar
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What are hygiene improvement notices?Hygiene improvement notices are used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 26th Mar
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What is a remedial action notice?A remedial action notice is used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a local...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 26th Mar
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Enforcement under the Food Safety ActAn authorised officer of an enforcement authority has a right, at a reasonable hour, to enter any premises within...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 25th Mar
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Who enforces the food safety and hygiene regulations?Under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (FSH(E)R 2013), SI 2013/2996, the...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 25th Mar
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The offence of contravening or failing to comply with the food hygiene requirements—Regulation 19(1)By Regulation 19(1) of the Food Safety and Hygiene...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 25th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak....
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19th Mar
Q&As
We have assumed that this question relates to an offence of failure to comply with a hygiene improvement notice issued under the Food Safety and...
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6th Dec
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We assume you are referring to investigations for breaches of the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (FSH(E)R 2013), SI 2013/2996. In...
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6th Dec

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